Calgarian Gayle Ashforth dies in B.C. highway accident
Woman, 85, was in an SUV driving on the Coquihalla Highway
An 85-year-old woman from Calgary has been killed in a car accident in British Columbia.
Gayle Ashforth died near Merritt on Wednesday, according to the BC Coroners Service.
She was the front-seat passenger in an SUV when the vehicle collided with a forestry chip truck on the Coquihalla Highway.
Road conditions were icy at the time, according to RCMP.